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The value of US Open tennis rights in Australia and New Zealand increased slightly last month, despite Australian incumbent Fox Sports choosing not to renew its deal.

France Télévisions prised prestigious free-to-air tennis rights from M6 late last month, despite paying no increase for the rights.

Discovery Communications chose to sublicense free-to-air French Open tennis rights in Spain this year after previously keeping coverage for its Dmax channel in the country.

Sports broadcaster Eurosport has completed its set of grand slam tennis rights in Turkey and Central Asia, acquiring Wimbledon rights from Saran Media in a three-year deal.

SuperSport’s latest deal for French Open media rights in sub-Saharan Africa has illustrated the lack of competition for tennis rights in the region, despite the entrance of new players.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has renewed rights to two properties in the last month as it seeks to protect its sports-rights portfolio well into the future.

Striking a digital rights deal is thought to have helped Tennis Australia earn a large increase in Japan for the 2017 Australian Open.

Modern Times Group has opted for ATP World Tour rights instead of extending its coverage of the Women’s Tennis Association Tour, TV Sports Markets understands.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in some of the top Tennis properties

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses the media-rights landscape in some of the top Tennis properties

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC moved early to renew its Wimbledon grand slam media rights last month, ahead of the renewal of its royal charter.

ATP World Tour betting streaming rights have been acquired by the IMG agency after it beat four other bidders – including the incumbent Perform Group

The French tennis federation is nearing a renewal with beIN Media Group for rights to the French Open tournament in the Middle East and North Africa, TV Sports Markets understands.

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG is in advanced discussions to renew its deal for Wimbledon tennis media rights, TV Sports Markets understands.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has greatly increased its spend on Wimbledon media rights across Europe following a host of new deals agreed in recent weeks.